South Laurel High School officials respond to graduation rumor

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Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 4:28 PM EST
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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Administrators at South Laurel High School and the Laurel County Board of Education responded to a social media rumor on Wednesday.

The rumor, with more than 250 shares on social media, said students may have to pay a fee to walk at graduation, but school leaders confirmed the social media post was false.

South Laurel High School Principal Jeremy Kidd issued the following statement:

WYMT also reached out to the Laurel County Board of Education. School officials released the following statement:

Officials added you can call the Laurel County Board of Education at 606-862-4600 with any concerns about graduation.